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“Very nice place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Sano Banano Restaurant

El Sano Banano Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 35 Restaurants in Montezuma
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Costa Rican, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, South American, Central American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located in the heart of Montezuma with a great outdoor patio. We serve vegetarian, vegan, sushi, pasta, chicken, fresh seafood and much much more...
Perth Amboy, New Jersey
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Very nice place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Very good food. Friendly staff, a bit pricey for the area. They also have movie night which is a cool option. The place is well kept

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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English first
Snowmass, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“El Sano Banano Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I loved the Fresh organic food at the restaurant, the wait staff was so accommodating. I really enjoyed shopping on the street with the venders. It was a wonderful trip.

Visited August 2013
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Thank Debra W
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Fresno, California
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A little pricey but well worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I almost stayed away from this little gem because I had real it's on the pricier side, which it is, but it so worth it. After two days in Montezuma, this was the best meal I had yet (and we ate at about 6 other restaurants). Not only that, the ambiance was absolutely perfect. The bar was so nice and upscale, the lounge was comfy, the patio was like a tropical paradise and even indoors at the table was nice. It was also the cleanest restaurant we'd seen yet. The service was wonderful, it took us a total of 10 minutes to get our food (we had breakfast). They make their bread fresh, and it's amazing! The presentation is wonderful, your meal comes out on a decorated plate and even a glass of orange juice comes in a fancy glass with a fresh orange slice and decorative straw. We're going back tomorrow for dinner for our last night.
Recap/positive:
- fast service
- delicious food (best we had yet)
- ambiance
- Clean
- Presentation

It's about what you pay at a decent restaurant in the states, but the presentation, service and food quality make it absolutely worth it.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Ashlee V
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Middletown, New Jersey
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314 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
“Great Happy Hour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Enjoyed Happy Hour here and tried new refreshing drinks. Bartender introduced us to a local drink made with Quatro plumas, and mint... Very refreshing. He was very friendly as a bartender, and also a great waiter at the sister resort Ylang Ylang. We were also informed the restaurant shows a nightly movie.

Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Michelle S
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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
“Excellent customer service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Outstanding customer service, Sano Banano is now my only option for sure, when visiting Montezuma!!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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